Wednesday, November 28, 2012
I should probably start out by saying that this is not an unbiased review of The Christmas ABC Book. After all, the book was written and illustrated by my darling husband, and there are little jokes added to the illustrations throughout the book that only our family would know about.
Now that that is out of the way: this is just a sweet little ABC book. If you have (or know) little ones who are starting to learn their letters, this would be a great seasonal treat for them. Each page has a simple sentence (you know how little ones love those -- they can "read it themselves!" after you've read it to them once or twice) along with a brightly-colored illustration. This light-hearted take on Christmas is sure to help keep younger kids interested -- and we could all use a few moments of quiet at this time of year, right?
The Christmas ABC Book is currently available for the Kindle (best viewed on a Kindle Fire or via the free Kindle Reader software for your computer so you can see all of those bright colors.) And, if you're an Amazon Prime member, you can borrow the book for free through the Kindle Owners Lending Library.
I also want to say, on a personal note, that I was able to see first-hand the work that went into this book. My husband's dedication to making sure that the drawings were perfect, that the tone of the book was light and fun --- it is something special to be able to witness the creation of a book like this, from the brainstorming phase to the writing and drawing, and right through to the moment it appears for sale on Amazon.
We hope you enjoy it!
Posted by Colleen Vanderlinden at 3:23 AM